US Army Corps of Engineers
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News & Notices

1. Poe's Ridge Permit Hunting Program, US Army Corps of Engineers, B. Everett Jordan Lake

The Poe's Ridge Public Hunting Area is open for deer hunting to all licensed hunters.  For disabled hunters, there is a handicap accessible blind that may be reserved.  Permits are given for 2 week periods and include renewal options.

For more information and to submit an application, please review the Poe's Ridge Permit Hunting Area Guide.

For additional information, call (919) 542-4501 or e-mail


2. Effective August 28, 2017: America the Beautiful Senior Lifetime Pass price increased to $80.00. An Annual Senior Pass can be purchased for $20.00.

Exchange of Senior Annual Passes for a Lifetime Pass: Visitors may exchange Annual Senior Passes purchased for each of the 4 prior years for a FREE Senior Lifetime Pass. The visitor must bring the physical passes in to make the exchange and the names on the four passes must match their photo ID.

America the Beautiful Passes may only be purchased at the US Army Corps of Engineers' Visitor Center by the Dam. 

Visit 2080 Jordan Dam Road, Moncure, NC to obtain your ATB passes.

Passes may also be purchased online at

Call 919-542-4501 for more information.


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